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Anthony Weiner: I Am Not Out to Persuade Anyone That I Have Changed

Sean Hannity asked Anthony Weiner if he’s changed since serving time for sending sexually explicit photos of himself to a minor.

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Fox News host Sean Hannity welcomed former lawmaker Anthony Weiner onto his show during the Monday broadcast of “Hannity.” 

Weiner is returning to the public eye after serving a prison sentence for sending sexually explicit photos of himself to a minor. Hannity asked Weiner if he’s changed and become a different person since serving his time for his crime. 

“I guess the first question that I have is you pled guilty, Anthony, to the sending obscene materials to a young girl, a 15-year-old girl,” Hannity said. “You pled guilty. You served jail time. Have you changed? Are you a different person?”

“Well, I think so,” Weiner said. “I don’t think anyone can go through that kind of experience, and I think this is probably true of people who have been through other types of adversity. I don’t think you go through that type of experience and don’t emerge changed.”

Hannity would cut Weiner off following the response to his question. “Wait a minute, that is an obscure answer, ‘I think so,’” Hannity said. “Either you know when your heart if you changed, or you know when your heart that you didn’t change.”

“Can you assure people, because you are going to now try and draw in an audience, and they’re going to want to know if you’ve changed or not? Have you changed?”

Weiner then went on to answer Hannity’s follow-up question. The former lawmaker made it known that he’s not looking to persuade anyone that he’s changed since being released from prison three years ago. 

“I am not out to persuade you or anyone else that I have changed. I mean, I am doing a radio show, and people can call in and then ask me questions. We did one this past Saturday where people had an opportunity to call in,” Weiner said.

“I’m not trying to make someone like me, or someone be persuaded of any particular outlook on me. We are going to be having some conversations about things going on in New York City and other places, and hopefully, people will tune in to the show, but I’m not terribly interested in trying to make them feel any differently about me.”

Weiner is co-hosting a weekend show on WABC with former New York City mayoral candidate Curtis Sliwa.

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Mike Gallagher Raising Funds For Hurricane Ian Relief

“This is what radio does best: opening the hearts and wallets of listeners to help fellow Americans they will likely never meet,” Gallagher said.

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Mike Gallagher spent his Monday radio show broadcasting from various locations around southwest Florida after Hurricane Ian ravaged areas of the region last week.

Gallagher has partnered with Food For The Poor, a non-profit relief organization, to bring flood relief and hurricane emergency kits to areas affected by the Category 4 storm.

“This is what radio does best: opening the hearts and wallets of listeners to help fellow Americans they will likely never meet,” Gallagher said. He spent a portion of his show broadcasting from a car dealership in Venice, Florida, which saw several automobiles damaged by falling trees, power lines, and debris.

A Tampa resident, Gallagher was forced to relocate his show to New York last week to remain on the air as Hurricane Ian barreled down on the Florida coast.

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Chris Stigall Inks Extension With AM 990 The Answer

He continued by saying he is “so grateful, and blessed, and humbled to be able to continue to do this and call this my job and talk to you every day.

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AM 990 The Answer morning host Chris Stigall has signed a multi-year extension with the Salem Media Group-owned station.

“I will be staying put with Philadelphia’s AM 990 The Answer, every morning in Philadelphia, for the next three years,” Stigall said on his podcast.

He continued by saying he is “so grateful, and blessed, and humbled to be able to continue to do this and call this my job and talk to you every day. It is never lost on my what a privilege it is that God has blessed me with the ability to do this for a job.”

Stigall also announced a one-year extension for his show on KCMO in Kansas City to continue.

“Since the day Chris began with Philadelphia’s AM 990 The Answer, he has engaged Philadelphians in intelligent and relevant conversation that has served to entertain and stimulate much thought in the minds of our audience,” Salem Philadelphia General Manager Lorenzo Caldara said. “He has secured such an attentive audience that can’t wait to listen and call in to him everyday Monday through Friday.”

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Nick Kayal: Joy Reid ‘Queen of Picking Low-Hanging Fruit’

“Don’t be a jerk, don’t go into someone else’s house and ransack their property, and loot and steal. Of course, that’s the opening of the door — the green light — for MSNBC to cry racism and that’s exactly what Joy Reid did.”

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During the debut of Kayal and Company on 1210 WPHT in Philadelphia Monday morning, new host Nick Kayal blasted MSNBC host Joy Reid for her weekend comments comparing Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) to prominent segregationists of the 1960s.

During a press conference, DeSantis told reporters Florida residents shouldn’t even think about looting the vacant homes of those evacuated during Hurricane Ian. Reid took to Twitter to point out the racial history of the “when the looting starts, the shooting starts” mindset.

“Don’t be a jerk, don’t go into someone else’s house and ransack their property, and loot and steal. Of course, that’s the opening of the door — the green light — for MSNBC to cry racism and that’s exactly what Joy Reid did. The MSNBC host said Ron DeSantis’ warning to looters in Ian’s aftermath is like a racist threat from segregationist era. Joy Reid is on her show and they’re discussing all the pertinent issues we’re fascinated by. Global warming, climate change, and then of course Hurricane Ian. And then, of course, they’ve got to play the clip of Ron DeSantis and she goes to Twitter — Joy Reid’s personal Twitter page — to bash DeSantis for warning potential criminals against looting the evacuated homes of Hurricane Ian survivors in Florida.”

Kayal then read a portion of a news story describing Reid’s actions in response to the comments made by DeSantis.

“Obviously, Ron DeSantis, clearly a racist,” Kayal said sarcastically. “Clearly going back to the ’60s. Of course, it’s low-hanging fruit. And Joy Reid — the queen of picking low-hanging fruit — immediately goes to her played out, tired card.”

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